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Homegrown & handmade : a practical guide to more self-reliant living /

By: Niemann, Deborah [author.].
Contributor(s): Salatin, Joel [writer of foreword.].
Publisher: Gabriola Island, BC : New Society Publishers, [2017]Copyright date: �2017Edition: Revised and expanded 2nd edition.Description: xxii, 313 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colour), portrait ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780865718463; 0865718466.Other title: Homegrown and handmade.Subject(s): Self-reliant living | Sustainable livingAdditional physical formats: Homegrown & handmade.:DDC classification: 640 Other classification: cci1icc | coll13 Online resources: Publisher description | Contributor biographical information Issued also in electronic formats.
Contents:
Planning the sustainable garden -- Growing the sustainable garden -- Cooking from the sustainable garden -- Planning the backyard orchard -- Growing the backyard orchard -- Cooking from the backyard orchard -- Planning the backyard poultry flock -- Raising the backyard poultry flock -- Raising the backyard poultry flock for meat -- Cooking from the backyard poultry flock -- Planning the home dairy -- Managing the home dairy -- Producing from the home dairy -- Planning for hogs -- Living with hogs -- Cooking with pork and lard -- Maple syrup -- Honey -- Planning and managing the home fiber flock -- Producing from the home fiber flock -- Turning your passion into a business -- Selling non-food products -- Selling food products.
Summary: "Author Deborah Niemann offers healthier, more empowering choices, by showing us how to reclaim links in our food and purchasing chains, to make choices that are healthier for our families, ourselves, and our planet."--
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Nonfiction 640 NIE (Browse shelf) Available 34480000556765

"Foreword by Joel Salatin"--Cover.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-303) and index.

Planning the sustainable garden -- Growing the sustainable garden -- Cooking from the sustainable garden -- Planning the backyard orchard -- Growing the backyard orchard -- Cooking from the backyard orchard -- Planning the backyard poultry flock -- Raising the backyard poultry flock -- Raising the backyard poultry flock for meat -- Cooking from the backyard poultry flock -- Planning the home dairy -- Managing the home dairy -- Producing from the home dairy -- Planning for hogs -- Living with hogs -- Cooking with pork and lard -- Maple syrup -- Honey -- Planning and managing the home fiber flock -- Producing from the home fiber flock -- Turning your passion into a business -- Selling non-food products -- Selling food products.

"Author Deborah Niemann offers healthier, more empowering choices, by showing us how to reclaim links in our food and purchasing chains, to make choices that are healthier for our families, ourselves, and our planet."--

Issued also in electronic formats.

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